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Image for The Cape Flats Farmers' Association Fourth Annual Show & Fair to be held on Thursday, April 18, 1895

The Cape Flats Farmers' Association Fourth Annual Show & Fair to be held on Thursday, April 18, 1895

By: N/A

Price: $26.60

Publisher: Cape Flats Farmers' Association, Cape Town: 1895

Seller ID: 2pw

Condition: Fair


Complete. An aged, much owned copy of this brochure for the Farmers' Association show (Rules, regulations, entry fees, competition classes etc). The covers are much tanned, foxed, marked and worn from storage, handling, age. They are heroically secure. The contents have evidence of use throughout. Age has settled liberally upon the pages. Nonetheless, they are placid, clear, assured, competent, certain. fk View more info

Image for Echt Relaas en Dagverhaal, Wegens den Opstand en het Afloopen van't Oost-Indisch Compagnie-Schip Nyenburg, Schipper Jack Ketel.  Voor de Kamer Hoorn over Cabo de Goede Hoop naar Batavia gedenstineerd, en uit Texel in Zee gestoken den 8 Mey 1763 (Staatsbiblioteek Herdrukke No 65/ State Library Pretoria Reprints No 65)

Echt Relaas en Dagverhaal, Wegens den Opstand en het Afloopen van't Oost-Indisch Compagnie-Schip Nyenburg, Schipper Jack Ketel. Voor de Kamer Hoorn over Cabo de Goede Hoop naar Batavia gedenstineerd, en uit Texel in Zee gestoken den 8 Mey 1763 (Staatsbiblioteek Herdrukke No 65/ State Library Pretoria Reprints No 65)

By: N/A

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Die Staatsbiblioteek / The State Library, Pretoria: 1972

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 21qh

Condition: Good


29 pages (complete). In Dutch throughout. Facsimile reprint. Benign copy. The covers are tidy with some few shallow blotches of foxing. They are secure and sure. The contents have splashes, rashes, flushes of foxing throughout. They are otherwise healthy, clear, confident, amenable. fk View more info

The Porter Speeches. Speeches delivered by The Hon William Porter during the years 1839-1845 inclusive

By: N/A

Price: $118.75

Publisher: Trustees Estate Saul Solomon & Co., Cape Town: 1886

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33ri

Condition: Very Good


540 pages (complete). A scarce, pleasing copy. The boards have blind-stamped decoration. The spine has gilt titling and decoration. The boards are mild-mannered with some light shelving wear to the edges and corners, some mild marking, some light wear to the head and foot and seams. Otherwise, the boards and spine are sound, healthy, steady. The contents are in exceptionally pleasing condition. They are very clean and clear, tidy, smart, certain, most orderly, tig... View more info

Image for The Cape of Adventure - being strange and notable discoveries, perils, shipwrecks, battles, upon sea and land, with pleasant and interesting observations upon the country and the natives of the Cape of Good Hope - extracted from the writings of the early travellers

The Cape of Adventure - being strange and notable discoveries, perils, shipwrecks, battles, upon sea and land, with pleasant and interesting observations upon the country and the natives of the Cape of Good Hope - extracted from the writings of the early travellers

By: Colvin, Ian D (compiler)

Price: $28.50

Publisher: T Maskew Miller, Cape Town: 1916

Seller ID: 39qt

Condition: Very Good


459 pages (complete). The front pastedown has a SIGNED ex-libris plate from the sentimental nationalistic South African artist, W H Coetzer (his signature is fresh). A comfortable copy. The boards have wear about the edges, corners, head and foot of the spine. There is scuffing, marking from use and shelving. The spine is a little sunned, marked by shelving. The boards and spine are steady and sure. The contents are most gratifying. Considering the age of the bo... View more info

De Kaap de Goede Hoop Gedurende de Laatste Jaren van Het Nederlandsch Bewind

By: Idenburg, P J

Price: $33.25

Publisher: Templum Salomis, Leiden / Burdersdijk en Niermans: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 54rc

Condition: Good


112 pages (complete). In Dutch throughout. Held at the rear: a folded colour illustration: 'Optica Prent, voorstellende de Reede van De Kaap De Goede Hoop' (in pleasing condition); a reproduction of a map showing the area of the Cape inhabited by Europeans: 'Vergroote Afdruk van een gedeelte van de "kaart van het Europeesch gebied aan de Kaap de Goede Hoop, volgens einege opmerkingen, naar de nieuwste, op bevel der Hollandsche regering ondernomene waarnemingen en d... View more info

Life at the Cape in Mid-Eighteenth Century - being The Biography of Rudolf Siegfried Allemann, Captain of the Military Forces and Commander of the Castle in the Service of the Dutch East India Company At the Cape of Good Hope

By: Mentzel, O F; Greenlees, Margaret (trans)

Price: $237.50

Publisher: The Van Riebeeck Society: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100qz

Condition: Good


170 pages (complete). A passive copy. The boards are shabby but resolute. They have marks from handling and storage, wear from shelving and use. The spine has wear to the head and foot and the length is much marked by handling and shelving. However, the boards are quietly steady and sure. The frontispapers have previous owner notations. The very early pages are marked and worn from age, storage. They are stll secure and benign. However, the rest of the pages are ... View more info

Bladen Uit de Memoirs van Petrus Borchardus Borcherds, Vroeger Civiele Commissaris van de Kaapsche Afdeeling en Resident Magistraat van Kaapstad en Omstreken, Zijnde Een Eenvoudig Verhaal van de Gebeurtenissen van zijn Prille Jeugd tot Vergevorderden Leeftijd, Hoofdzakelijk Bedoeld voor zijn Kinderen, Afstammelingen, Landgenooten en Vrienden

By: Olland, Fred H (trans)

Price: $76.00

Publisher: Holl.-Afrik. Uitgevers-Maatschappij v/h Jacques Dusseau & Co., Kaapstad: 1907

Seller ID: 99rg

Condition: Very Good


236 pages (complete). In Dutch throughout. A sound copy. Ex-libris plate for Oene Cornelis Meek on the front pastedown. The boards are placid. They have wear, scuffing, marking from hand and shelving. The spine is benign, worn at head and foot, fit. The first and last pages are tanned. Otherwise, the contents are most pleasing. They are clean, comfortable, clear, fresh, tidy, congenial, assured. fk View more info

Image for Description of the Cape of Good Hope with the matters concerning it - Amsterdam 1726 / Beschryvinge van de Kaap de Goede Hoope met de zaaken daar toe behoorende - Amsterdam 1726 - 2 volumes

Description of the Cape of Good Hope with the matters concerning it - Amsterdam 1726 / Beschryvinge van de Kaap de Goede Hoope met de zaaken daar toe behoorende - Amsterdam 1726 - 2 volumes

By: Serton, Prof P; Raven-Hart, Maj R; Kock, Dr W J de; Raidt, Dr E H (Eds); Raven-Hart, Maj R (trans)

Price: $17.10

Publisher: Van Riebeeck Society, Cape Town: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 73or

ISBN: 0620000562

Condition: Near Fine


Two volumes (complete). Volume I from the library of the legendary South African historian, T R H Davenport (once of Rhodes University in Grahamstown). Volume II from the library of D W vd Merwe. Volume I: 367 pages. In Dutch (on the 'cantori') and English (on the 'decani'). The boards have mild shelving wear, some scuffing. They are comfortable and secure. The page trims have shelving marks. The contents have been most pleasingly maintained. They are clean, cle... View more info

Image for The Company Slave Lodge 1680-1731: Social Hierarchies, Regional Attribution and a Racial Division of Labor (Fifth Workshop on the History of Cape Town 6-7 December 1985)

The Company Slave Lodge 1680-1731: Social Hierarchies, Regional Attribution and a Racial Division of Labor (Fifth Workshop on the History of Cape Town 6-7 December 1985)

By: Shell, Robert

Price: $19.00

Publisher: History Department, University of Cape Town: 1985

Seller ID: 89pt

Condition: Fair


Complete. A scruffy copy. Photocopied pages fastened by a staple at the top right corner. The front coversheet and pages are marked from age, handling, storage and use. They are worn too for these same reasons. However, they are also secure, clean and clear, competent. fk View more info